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Our high quality products are used across a diverse range of industrial sectors and we are looking for Skilled and Semi-skilled people to join our team.

 SCREW EXTRUSION SETTER/OPERATOR

Permanent,  full time position of 40hrs a week: Monday to Friday with normal hours being on a 2 weekly shift rotation: 6:00am – 2:30pm including ½/hr unpaid lunch break, 12:00am – 8:00pm including ½/hr unpaid lunch break.  Night shift working 8:00pm – 06:00am including ½/hr unpaid lunch break.  During the training period the hours of work will be 8:00am – 4:30pm or as advised by the production Manager, Semi-finished Department.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. 

Details of role:  To set and run our screw extruders to achieve efficient running of the machines to meet delivery of the daily production plan. 

Key Responsibilities;

  • Ensure production lines are set to stated settings
  • Monitor the process and adjust where necessary
  • Communicate with supervisor should any problems arise whist running
  • Monitoring the quality of the process via product testing equipment
  • Transfers polymer to storage racks and loads hoppers with polymer
  • Assists with the preparation of extrusion die tooling ensuring same level of cleanness 
  • Undertake minor running repairs, whilst referring any major breakdown to the Engineering Department for   rectification
  • Deputises for the machine operator (Grinding) in his absence and on request

Required Capabilities

Ideally you will be from an Injection Moulding background of someone that is mechanical minded.   In time you will be running the extruders on your own and must have strong decision making skills along with good health and safety awareness. You will be responsible for carrying out regular tests to ensure produce is up to spec required. You will also be trained, to grind the material produced to the required H9 spec

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CNC 5 AXIS PROGRAMMER

Permanent, Full time Position: 40 hour week

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. 

Key Responsibilities;

  • Produce safe, efficient programs for use on an array of 5 Axis CNC milling centres.
  • Work closely with the shop floor team to produce programs suitable for prototype, small batch   and high-volume production.
  • Be able to work independently or part of a team dependent upon the requirement.
  • Produce clear and concise set-up sheets for use on the shop floor.
  • Work to a time frame in order to meet the customer's requirements.
  • Work alongside the setters to overcome any problems, making alterations to programs when required.
  • Optimise programs to gain maximum efficiency.

Required Capabilities:

  • Previous knowledge of CNC machining.
  • Previous experience using 5 Axis CAM software, preferably Autodesk PowerMill, training can be provided to the right candidate.
  • Basic CAD knowledge in order to independently design workholding fixtures and inserts. Training can be provided for to the right candidate.
  • Knowledge / previous experience on both Fanuc and Heidenhain controllers would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in machining plastics would be preferred.

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What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for any of these roles and you are looking for your next career move, apply by emailing your current CV and a covering letter to careers@dalau.com or pick up a Job Application form at our main reception: Dalau Ltd, Ford Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 3DZ

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 Dalau Ltd is awarded "Disability Confident Committed" by the UK Government, Certificate DCS007171

 

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